Genio has a track record and expertise in facilitating complex system change, resulting in improved services for over 8,500 people to date. We place a high priority on being accountable and providing independently measured impact. Findings across the disability, mental health and dementia programmes indicate that personalised supports achieve better outcomes for people than standardised, one-size-fits-all services and can be an option for everyone regardless of factors such as age or ability. Across our programmes of work to date, community-based social services have also proven to be more cost-effective and sustainable. 

Reform Funding 
  • €68m invested in reform
260 projects supported
  • 129 projects in disability

  • 113 projects in mental health

  • 13 projects in dementia

8,476 people provided with individualised supports through the projects
  • 3,283 people with disabilities

  • 1,547 people with mental health difficulties

  • 3,299 people with dementia and family carers

Training and information
  • 8,194 individuals, families and staff have received information and training through the projects we support.

  • 13,000 people reached through events, conferences and public forums.

 

Our impact by numbers

 

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260

projects to date

8,476

people have received improved services through the projects we support

30,277

people have received training, capacity building and/or information

€68m

invested in reform

19

institutions and hostels closed and alternative community-based services established

38,573

people have been reached so far

Mental Health

113

projects funded

12

medium/high support mental health community hostels closed to date.

7,576

people reached (1,547 improved services; 6,029 training, capacity building & information)

344

people supported to move to the community

Disability

129

projects funded

7

disability institutions closed and alternative community-based services established

659

people supported to move to the community 

2,165

individuals, families & staff have received information & training through the projects we support.

Homelessness
 

5

regional projects supported to date
(4 in Housing First & 1 Hospital Discharge Programme)



 
 

124

rough sleepers will be supported to
move to their own homes



 
 
Dementia

13

projects

1,476

people with dementia received community-based supports

1,823

carers received support

67,473

personalised support hours provided to people with dementia through the projects we support

Research & Evidence

Monitoring, research, evaluation and promotion of examples of
national and international cutting-edge practice are critical
to transforming services and demonstrating impact.

Disability

How personal budgets are working in Ireland - A Research Brief

Prepared by Pádraic Fleming, Mental Health and Social Research Unit, Maynooth University Department of Psychology May 2016
Disability

Evaluation of individualised opportunities for young people with disabilities

Dr Richard Wynne & Dr Donal McAnaney, Work Research Centre 2014
Dementia

Evaluation: St. James's Hospital DemPath

Prof Anne-Marie Brady, Dr Louise Daly, Dr Brian Keogh Mr, Brendan Kennelly, Dr Aurelia Ciblis, Dr Amanda Drury, Dr Geralyn Hynes, Dr Mairéad Bracken-Scally, Ms Chiara Pittalis, Prof Mary McCarron 2018
Dementia

Evaluation: Cork Integrated Dementia Care Across Settings

Prof Anne-Marie Brady, Dr Louise Daly, Dr Brian Keogh Mr, Brendan Kennelly, Dr Aurelia Ciblis, Dr Amanda Drury, Dr Geralyn Hynes, Dr Mairéad Bracken-Scally, Ms Chiara Pittalis, Prof Mary McCarron 2018

Specialists in transforming social services

We work with Government and Philanthropy
to support people in leading self-determined lives

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19-21 Westland Square
Pearse St., Dublin 2, D02 YH27, Ireland
Phone +353 1 707 1700
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